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Suncorp's 'Ignite' delivers results for bank

Shift to new core banking platform due to be completed next year

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  • Security

    Cisco leaves key to all its Unified CDM systems under doormat

    Cisco Systems recently realized that its Unified Communications Domain Manager (Unified CDM) software contains a default privileged account with a static password that cannot be changed, exposing the platform to hacking by remote attackers.

  • Grid & Cloud Computing

    IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

    In another sign of the movement of more and more data into cloud services, global first-quarter sales of cloud-related hardware rose 25.1 percent year on year, to nearly US$6.3 billion, according to an IDC survey.

  • Mobile

    Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

    A consumer protection group in China is suing Samsung Electronics and a Chinese vendor for placing too many preinstalled apps on phones, and is demanding that the whole smartphone industry eschew bloatware.

  • Open Source

    Reddit sections go dark after exit of staffer

    The exit of a key Reddit staffer, who apparently played an important role in the bustling AMA (Ask Me Anything) question-and-answer section, has created an uproar on the online discussion website.

  • Malware

    Android ransomware on the rise in Australia

    More than 25 per cent of malware distributed in Australia during May was Android ransomware, a rise from February when Android ransomware levels were at six per cent, according to Bitdefender research.

  • Mobile Phones

    Microsoft buries hatchet with Kyocera, ending litigation

    Microsoft and Kyocera have put an end to a patent spat that began earlier this year by expanding a patent cross-licensing deal between them.

  • Security

    Plex hacker demands Bitcoin ransom for return of data

    Video streaming service Plex has reset user passwords after it was breached by a hacker who threatened to release stolen data unless he's paid a ransom.

  • Software

    Hands-on: Windows 10's latest build feels close to finished

    It has been quite a week for Windows 10. In the past four days, Microsoft has released three preview builds of its upcoming operating system, and the company plans to keep serving up hot new bits to testers in rapid-fire style in the run-up to the OS's launch on July 29.

  • In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter

    You probably either love Twitter for its quirkiness and brevity or see it as a pointless waste of time. After nearly a decade on the social scene, Twitter still needs to improve its user experience and fill in notable gaps in the service. These seven problems are long overdue for a fix.

  • Software

    Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firms

    Two U.S. Supreme Court justices owned stock in tech vendors or other companies that filed briefs in cases under review by the high court in the past year, a watchdog group said Thursday.

  • Mobile

    There's even an app for dogs and cats scared of fireworks

    Fireworks and other loud noises account for nearly 20% of missing pets, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

  • Software

    Microsoft confirms 'waves' roll-out of Windows 10

    Microsoft has confirmed that it would roll out the free upgrades to Windows 10 later this month in several "waves," with beta testers getting first dibs on the OS.

  • Software

    How Instagram spots a trend

    With a user base of over 200 million people, who collectively post 70 million new photographs and short videos a day, Instagram provides a timely view of events around the world that people are interested in. But how does the service spot emerging trends while they are still on the rise?

  • Open Source

    Longtime Microsoft partner Yahoo tests search with Google

    Just months after Yahoo extended its long-term search agreement with Microsoft, Yahoo is testing a search partnership with Google.

  • Software

    Third build of Windows 10 in one week a sign of OS stability

    Microsoft gave early testers of Windows 10 a little surprise in the run-up to the Fourth of July holiday in the U.S. by releasing a yet another new build of its upcoming operating system to the public.

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